Financial Technology

Financial Technology

September 09, 2010

Juniper Networks High-Performance Solution Enhances Atrium Network's Capabilities

Juniper Networks (News - Alert) has announced that more than 300 network end points have been implemented by Atrium Network using Juniper Networks switching, routing and security solutions. Atrium Network is the provider of smarter connectivity for the international financial community. Atrium Network's latest solution offers an ultra low-latency, high-performance platform for a large range of trading and market data applications, including extranet access for its international clients spread across Europe, North and South America.

Atrium Network uses Juniper Networks EX Series Ethernet Switches, Juniper Networks SRX Series Services Gateways and Juniper Networks J Series Services Routers for providing access to their "Exchange Ring”. The Atrium Network Extranet brings together multiple venues, brokers, market data providers, independent software vendors, clearance, settlement and depository, enabling clients to access all parts of the trading life cycle.

In a release, Emmanuel Carjat, CEO of Atrium Network said, "Being able to provide low latency networking is a fundamental differentiator in the financial services industry. Our clients are making split-second trading decisions that involve millions of dollars, so we need to offer a connectivity solution that minimizes delay. We chose Juniper's solution because of its demonstrable track record in supporting the world's most advanced trading platforms. Our customers need an efficient and effective way to access multiple global locations across our network and we need to ensure that we offer fast, robust, secure and fully scalable connectivity for our international trading customers."

In a release, Abner Germanow (News - Alert), the director of enterprise marketing at Juniper Networks said, "Juniper Networks supports a growing number of the world's most advanced financial services organizations in delivering financial applications and services over networking solutions that provide performance, security and reliability needed to gain a competitive advantage. Customers like Atrium Network need to know they can rely on the network to scale as high frequency traders demand increasing levels of bandwidth to handle the volumes of data being accessed, without adding complexity or compromising on the speed and resilience that a trading day demands."

Juniper Networks is in the field of network innovation. Right from devices to data centers, from consumers to cloud providers, Juniper Networks offers the software, silicon and systems which completely transform the experience and economics of networking.

Calvin Azuri is a contributing editor for TMCnet. To read more of Calvin’s articles, please visit his columnist page.

Edited by Beecher Tuttle

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